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Opioid Overdose Response Training
September 6 1-3 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Are you or anyone you know concerned about themselves or a loved one overdosing on prescription pain medication, fentanyl, or even heroin? If so, join us for this free Training. Learn what an opioid is, how to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose, and how to administer intranasal naloxone* to reverse an overdose. To attend this training, please register online at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/odresponse or call 410-887-3828. Preregistration is required and seating is limited!
10 a.m. at the Avenue at White Marsh, 8125 Honeygo Rd.
Tots@10:00 continues the first Thursday of each month through October. These fun-filled mornings are organized for children 5 and under… and the adults they bring with them. Learn about snakes and snails and other reptiles with Marshy Point and Holt Park. Plus! Learn how to care for pets and get cuddly with The Baltimore County Animal Services Cuddle Shuttle.
10 a.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
A community outreach specialist will be available to provide information on services and resources to Baltimore County residents 60 years or older.
September 6 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave. Learn basic computer skills. Registration required.
Throwback Thursday Lunch
12-3 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Meal includes: chicken strips, pasta salad, lemon pound cake, and iced tea. Again just $5.
September 7 12:20-1:20 p.m.at CCBC Essex, Arts & Humanities Hall (AHUM), Recital Hall, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Dr. April Tripp, Associate Professor of Wellness will present a seminar on “being present.” Most of us pride ourselves on our ability to multitask. However, the science is clear that our brains are not built for multitasking. The good news is that there are practical strategies, backed by science, to fight distraction. We can change our brains and our behavior through specific strategies and practice. Free! No ticket required.
The Hall Closet Thrift Shop
September 8 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Orems United Methodist Church, 1020 Orems Rd. Lots of items, collectibles, adult and children clothing, toys, books, jewelry, housewares and bedding. For more information, call 410687-9483.
Maker Workshop for Kids: National Grandparents Day Gifts
2-3:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Let’s make things together! Join us for a crafting celebration and create gifts to give in honor of National Grandparents Day on September 9. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Open Cockpit Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport, 701 Wilson Point Rd.
See in pilot seats of a Turbomentor and also board the 1952 Martin 404 passenger airliner as well as viewing into the open canopies of other aircraft. See inside of a Top Gun jet fighter plane and a Huey helicopter. Also on display is an Ercoupe, Duck and Cloudster. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children. The last bus to the airplanes departs at 12 p.m.
Middlesex Clean Up
10 a.m. at Middlesex Elementary, 142 Bennett Rd.
Please join us to help clean up the trash around Middlesex! Trash pickers and trash bags will be provided.
Professor Mike’s Magic and Science Show
2-2:40 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Professor Mike investigates matter, energy and density through magic, juggling and comedy!
Carvin’ and Whittlin’
2-3:30 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Join our naturalists to carve up some useful and decorative items.
Learning Party: Making Music
September 8 10-11:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Make learning fun! Explore different ways to experience the arts with your child through play. Learn fun tips and take home activities to help your child get ready for kindergarten. Ideal for children ages 2 to 4, younger and older siblings are welcome to attend. Registration required.
Teddy Bear Sleepover
2-2:45 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Librar y, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Bring your next-to-favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to story time. Then, leave it overnight. When you pick up your animal friend the next day between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., see pictures of its sleepover adventures. Registration required.
Homeless Care Bags
6-7:30 p.m. at the Middle River Assembly of God, 9620 Bird River Rd.
On this night we will be making care bags for our homeless. Bring a $5.00 fast food card. Other donations are welcome such as granola or cereal bars, fruit snacks or applesauce, tuna kits or beef jerky, socks, hand wipes, chapsticks, band-aids, and combs.
Visit the Cuddle Shuttle
1-3:30 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Baltimore County Animal Shelter’s Cuddle Shuttle makes a stop at the Rosedale Branch! Meet adoptable animals, learn about its spay and neuter services and pick up other useful information.
Pre-K Nature Drop-In
11 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Dress for the weather. Please arrive and sign in before start time. This program is for families. Groups must call the office to schedule a trip.
Lawyers in the Library
4-6 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Maryland Legal Aid lawyers are on hand to offer free legal advice. Please bring all relevant documents. Assistance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Small Group Support for Family Caregivers
1-3 p.m. at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave.
Baltimore County Department of Aging Caregivers Program Staff will be in to provide family caregivers with caregiving resources that will best support themselves and their older relatives. They will also teach family caregivers how they can utilize senior centers that have the Center Connection Program.
Free Hearing Screenings
10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the White Marsh Branch Library, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.
Find out how your hearing is with a free screening courtesy of Advanced Hearing Group with Dr. Arifa Gir, Au.D. Contact branch to register. Walkins also welcome.
Alzheimer’s Series: Know the 10 Signs
1 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Learn compelling information about Alzheimer’s disease. Get answers on what to do when you or someone you know exhibit signs of the disease. Register for these free classes by calling Ann Marie Riehl at 410-8870235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Engineers Bricks Challenge
5-6:15 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Build a Ferris wheel and learn about the science behind it. Great fun for ages 6 to 11. Presented by Young Engineers of East Central MD. Please visit eastcenmd.e2youngengineers.com/enrolment/ to register.
11:00 a.m. — 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Students can connect with vital resources such as Academic Advising, College and Community Outreach, the Library, the Writing and Literacy Center, and the Student Success Center. Representatives from these departments will be available to answer questions and highlight the many resources students have access to at the CCBC.
Small Business Counseling
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Bring your questions to an individual one-hour appointment with an adviser from the Small Business Resource Center. The adviser can assist with business plan development, marketing, loan preparation and minority business enterprise. Appointment times are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon or 1 p.m. Contact branch to register.
Tell Your Story in 2018!
2 p.m. at the Victory Villa Senior Center, 403 Compass Rd.
Join us for this unique series for 2018. Use writing prompts and explore different medias to share your life story- it’s yours to share.
Fiber Arts Workshop: Shibori Dyed Fabrics
September 13 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Learn the art of shibori dyeing, the Japanese technique of folding cloth to create patterns after dyeing with indigo. Class limited to 12 participants. Registration required.
Wiggles and Giggles Story Time
September 13 10:30-11 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
An inclusive story and play time using preschoolage materials. For children who are sensitive to large groups, sensory overload or who are experiencing developmental delays. We welcome all children who will benefit from opportunities for interaction and movement.
Trail Guide Training
10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Marshy Point Nature Center, 7130 Marshy Point Rd.
Marshy Point Nature Center and Cromwell Valley Park are looking for volunteers to help teach about nature! Trail guides work with group programs, special events, and animal care. Training will familiarize you with popular program and the ecosystems of Baltimore County.
Introductory Drone Workshop
2-3 p.m. at the Essex Branch Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd.
Learn about drones and how they are used in a variety of fields. Participants have the chance to fly drones of different sizes and types with a licensed Global Air Media instructor. Registration required.
Learning Party: Drama
September 15 10-11:30 a.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library, 6105 Kenwood Ave.
Make learning fun! Explore different ways to experience the arts with your child through play. Learn fun tips and take home activities to help your child get ready for kindergarten. Ideal for children ages 2 to 4 years old, younger and older siblings are welcome to attend. Registration required.